Muscat has been inhabited since at least 1000 BCE and for centuries was an important trading port on the Maritime Silk Road. Today it is the capital of the Sultanate of and its most important and populous city.

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  • Location: , , ,
  • Population: 646,000
  • IATA airport code: MCT
  • United Nations Location Code: OM MCT
  • Latitude: 23° 35' 2.9" (23.5841°) north
  • Longitude: 58° 24' 28" (58.4078°) east
  • Elevation: 14 meters (46 feet)
  • Wikidata: Muscat
  • Wikimedia Commons: Muscat

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Other Names for Muscat

Achinese: Muskat, Amharic: መስከት, Arabic: مسقط, Arabic: مسقط، عمان, Armenian: Մասկատ, Arpitan: Mascate, Asturian: Masqat, Banjar: Masqat, Belarusian: Горад Маскат, Bengali: মাস্কাট, Bosnian: Muskat, Breton: Masqat, Bulgarian: Маскат, Catalan: Masqat, Central Kurdish: مەسقەت, Chechen: Маскат, Chinese: 马斯喀特, Chuvash: Маскат, Croatian: Muskat, Dutch: Masqat, Egyptian Arabic: مسقط, Esperanto: Maskato, Estonian: Masqaţ, Finnish: Masqat, French: Mascate, Galician: Mascate, Georgian: მასკატი, German: Maskat
Greek: Μουσκάτ, Hebrew: מסקט, Hindi: मस्क़त, Hungarian: Maszkat, Icelandic: Múskat, Indonesian: Muskat, Italian: Mascate, Japanese: マスカット, Kabyle: Masqaṭ, Kalaallisut: Masqat, Kirghiz: Маскат, Korean: 무스카트, Latin: Mascate, Latvian: Maskata, Lithuanian: Maskatas, Lombard: Mascate, Luxembourgish: Maskat, Macedonian: Мускат, Malagasy: Masqat, Malayalam: മസ്കറ്റ്, Marathi: मस्कत, Mongolian: Маскат, Norwegian: Muskat, Occitan (post 1500): Mascate, Oriya (macrolanguage): ମସ୍କଟ, Ossetian: Маскат, Panjabi: ਮਸਕਟ, Persian: مسقط
Piemontese: Mascate, Pitcairn-Norfolk: Muskat, Polish: Maskat, Portuguese: Mascate, Russian: Маскат, Serbian: Маскат, Slovak: Maskat, South Azerbaijani: مسقط, Spanish: Mascate, Swahili (macrolanguage): Muskat, Swedish: Muskat, Tagalog: Maskate, Tajik: Масқат, Tamil: மஸ்கத், Telugu: మస్కట్, Thai: มัสกัต, Tibetan: མི་སི་ཁ་ཁྲི།, Turkish: Maskat, Uighur: مۇسكات, Ukrainian: Маскат, Urdu: مسقط, Volapük: Mäskat, Western Panjabi: مسقط, Yue Chinese: 馬斯喀特, Mascat, Masquat

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